Symbiosis – Mentors & Mentees Creating a Mutually Beneficial Relationship: Introduction (AWAEM Sponsored)
Cherri Hobgood, MD
Professor of Emergency Medicine with Tenure
Indiana UniversityDr. Cherri Hobgood is the Rolly McGrath Distinguished Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. She received her medical degree from the University of North Carolina School of Medicine in 1989 and her clinical training in the UNC Emergency Medicine residency program. At the completion of her emergency medicine training, Dr. Hobgood joined the faculty of UNC Department of Emergency Medicine under the leadership of Dr. Judith Tintinalli. Throughout her career she has focused her research and educational efforts on designing effective, safe, patient-centered communication in the emergency department. Her educational content and interventions on communication topics such as death notification have been widely incorporated into interprofessional curricula throughout the world. She is the author of more than 100 peer reviewed contributions to the medical literature which have been published in a variety of books and academic journals. As a member of the UNC School of Medicine faculty Dr. Hobgood served in a variety of leadership roles including Director of the Office of Educational Development, Director of the UNC Clinical Skills Center, Associate Dean for Curriculum and Educational Development for the School of Medicine, and Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine
Jill Baren, MD, MBE, MBA
Deborah B. Diercks, MD, MSc
UT Southwestern Medical CenterDeborah B. Diercks, MD, MSc, newly-installed president of the Association of Academic Chairs of Emergency Medicine (AACEM) Executive Committee for the 2021-2022 term. Dr. Diercks is professor and chair of the department of emergency medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center where she holds the Audre and Bernard Rapoport Distinguished Chair in Clinical Care and Research. Dr. Diercks also oversees the emergency medicine programs at Parkland Memorial Hospital and UT Southwestern University Hospitals.
Susan A. Stern, MD
Angela M. Mills, MD
Columbia UniversityAngela M. Mills, MD is the J. E. Beaumont Professor and Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as the Chief of Emergency Services for NewYork-Presbyterian – Columbia. A national leader and expert in emergency medicine, Dr. Mills graduated Summa Cum Laude from Muhlenberg College and attended Temple University Medical School where she graduated with Alpha Omega Alpha distinction.
Dr. Mills is a graduate and former Chief Resident of the Emergency Medicine residency program at the University of Pennsylvania. She became a faculty member immediately thereafter at Penn in 2003 and advanced academically being promoted to Professor of Emergency Medicine in 2017. At Penn, Dr. Mills served in several capacities including Medical Director and as the Vice Chair of Clinical Operations. She joined Columbia in February 2018 as the inaugural Chair of the newly formed Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dr. Mills has maintained an active research career where she has focused on emergency diagnostic imaging, undifferentiated abdominal pain, and clinical operations. She has authored over 100 scientific publications and has received research funding from both federal agencies and industry.
Dedicated to combining scholarship with mentoring, Dr. Mills has influenced the careers of numerous faculty and trainees. She is strongly committed to education with a teaching style that allows for growth and pursuit of individual research interest. Dr. Mills has been invited to deliver lectures and grand rounds at various national venues and serves on numerous national and local committees and task forces. She is an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). Dr. Mills has been honored with two prestigious awards: the Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award from SAEM and the Mid-Career Award from the Academy for Women in Academic Emergency Medicine. Dr. Mills is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Dr. Mills also received the first-ever EMRA EM Chair of the Year Award in 2020.
Susan B. Promes, MD, MBA
Jane Brice, MD, MPHJane Brice, MD, MPH, is a Tenured Professor and the Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She is the Associate Medical Director for Orange (NC) County EMS, the Program Director for the UNC EMS Fellowship and works clinically in the Emergency Department at UNC Hospitals. Dr. Brice is the Immediate Past President of National Association of EMS Physicians. She has a strong interest in prehospital education delivery methods, the care of trauma and stroke patients, the emergency management of behavioral health patients.
Dr. Brice attended the University of North Carolina for all three of her degrees - undergraduate studies in education, medical school, and a master’s degree in epidemiology within the School of Public Health. She completed her Emergency Medicine residency at the University of Pittsburgh. She is board certified in Emergency Medicine.
Elizabeth Goldberg, MD, ScM
Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice
Neha Raukar, MD, MS